Congratulations to URock’s 64 graduates in the Class of 2013! The local URock celebration will be held Saturday, May 4 at 4:00PM. It is a way to celebrate with speeches, awards and gifts amongst familiar friends, faculty and staff. We are honored that our keynote speaker will be the Chancellor of the University of Maine System, James Page. Grads, please submit photos and tribute messages to Dawn Rinehart for inclusion in our 2013 slide show. Catered hors d’oeuvres by Maine Coast Catering. If you have not seen the Pen Bay Pilot article profiling 4 URock grads, have a look.
Summer and Fall Course Registration Is Open NOW
Registration is open for summer and fall classes. Registration dates for all the campuses are posted. Use the Distance Learning Class Search for the most comprehensive information about all UMS course offerings of all types at URock. Choose courses now so you do not lose a seat in class! Remember to check your financial aid in Maine Street and adjust your credit hours based on what you expect to take; otherwise, your aid will not post to your student account. For help with course selection, please set up an advising time through the URock office.
Schedule Proctored Testing
Please remember that if you need to take an exam other than its regularly scheduled time, you will need to schedule through the URock front office. Proctored times are Tuesdays at 8AM or Friday at 4PM. A photo ID is required.
Some of you have outstanding IOU’s for photocopy charges. Please pay these fees before the term ends. Thanks!
Book Buy Back
Get instant cash for your textbooks at the Book Buy Back event at URock on Thursday, May 9, 330-630 outside room 413.
URock Boston Trip – Saturday, May 18
The URock Student Association is sponsoring a bus trip to Boston on Saturday, May 18th, departing URock at 7:00AM. Students will choose a ticket for either the Museum of Science or the Museum of Fine Arts. Students are free; guests will pay $25 which includes the ticket to one of the museums. This will be a full day of fun and adventure! The bus will arrive back at URock at about 11:30PM. Please watch bulletin boards for more information. Sign up is necessary!!
Drop In Technology Support – Every Thursdays from 12 noon – 1:30
Ask any of your technology questions at an informal drop in session in the computer lab every Thursday from noon to 1:30PM. No question is too small or too big. No need to register in advance.
File Your FAFSA ASAP!
It is time to file your next FAFSA which will fund courses for next summer, fall and spring 2014. The earlier you apply, the more aid you may get. Don’t wait until your tax returns is filed. Estimate your numbers and file now. For help, visit with our new MEOC rep, Sally Daniels, on Mondays at URock. More info and Sally’s dates at URock listed here.
Writing Tutoring Center
Need help creating a thesis, citing a source, or punctuating a sentence? The UMA Writing Center offers these and other tutoring services to distance learners at UC by phone, email, and videochat. Work on campus or from home. Call (207) 621-3199 to access tutors Monday – Thursday, 9-4. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with an attached essay for feedback within 48 hours. Join a Google Hangout session with Writing Center Coordinator Michelle Lisi, available by appointment every Friday this semester. Not sure which method will work best for you? Get in touch, and we’ll set something up!
New URock Apparel Just Arrived!
We have just received a shipment of new URock sweatshirts, sweatpants and new URock portfolios! There’s lots of new colors and designs. Get the school spirit.
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